March 2021 came with a piece of good news for JP Delaney’s novels fans. The filming of JP Delaney’s bestseller The Girl Before started in March 2021. The upcoming psychological four-part thriller will be screened with the same name as the novel and a twist-filled plot. The story of the novel and the upcoming series will totally attach some of the viewers and catch up their interest really quickly. BBC One and HBO Max’s conversion of JP Delaney’s novel features an all-star cast, including Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo.
Having a taste of beautiful and big houses is a common thing. But when they come with certain rules which are totally unknown and hidden within the walls. Imagine buying a new home and being guided by the home throughout your tenure. It is scary, right! The question is living in an impressive building with restrictive rules is worth the price – especially after finding out more about the mysterious events that happened prior to the arrival? Stepping into the house of schedule which has already dragged one to her death earlier. Well, the speculations of the filming locations of The Girl Before are indeed necessary regarding the beautiful home. Let’s find out where is the series filmed and more!
The Girl Before Plot Overview
How did Jane stumble upon such a secretive house? Just to grab the lifetime opportunity of attaining the most beautiful ultra-minimalist house designed by the most enigmatic architect, Jane accepted an endurance of being under the long list of rules. The only rule is to abide by the whole list of rules if you want to live peacefully. Jane later observed the house bringing unexpected changes in her lifestyle. The most intriguing part is when Jane discovers the story of the previous tenant. Emma, who, just like Jane, entered the house with lots of expectations but ended up being dead. This somehow made Jane wonder her life to be a reprise of the life of the girl before!
Somehow the dreams in which she was dying became a reality. As Emma’s past and Jane’s present started to twine inevitably, not thinking about your life is totally futile. The intermingling of this scenario catches the readers off guard to add a little salt in this tense portrait of psychological obsession.
The Girl Before Filming Locations
Bristol is the central filming location for the entire BBC one drama show with the assistance of the Bristol film office. Shooting started in spring 2021 in several parts in and around Bristol.
The show is directed by Lisa Brühlmann upon the book published by JP Delaney. Alongside co-writing from screenwriter Marissa Lestrade. The house designed by architect Edward is the central location of the series. However, the property is totally under the originator even after the tenants move in.
Some filming took place on Woodland Terrace off Hampton Road in Redland, where the house was built. The property of One Folgate Street is full of enigmas. Bottle Yard Studio, however, was the sole supporter of all the assistance and ranch of filming.
The studio is dedicated to the filming of certain dramas, and The Girl Before is the fourth among the big productions shot there. And considering the fake studio background, the set has unmistakably enumerated a classic appearance to the filming. The other shows filmed there are the famous show trial for and Chloe for BBC and long call for ITV. The studio is also a famous location for several popular game shows such as Deal or No Deal, Tipping Point, and The Crystal Maze.
The Girl Before Cast
The show has the perfect and the most suitable cast list attached to it. Gugu Mbatha Raw showcasing her best skills, will be playing the main character, Jane. The crazy architect Edward is played by famous Emmy nominee Oyelowo. And the girl before, Emma herself, is Jessica Plummer. Emma is stuck working at an unfulfilling marketing job and less than satisfied with her partner. And here we have Emma’s partner, Simon, who is played by Ben Hardy. Simon is grateful to have Emma as his partner but is side by side stewed about being the absolute match to his beloved. And somehow, the minimalist haven of One Folgate Street is the sole reason for his insecurities. The truth will come out soon!